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Roblox FAQ and Technical Set-up Guide

Technical requirements and frequently asked questions for Roblox Studio

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Written by Gary Gould
Updated over a week ago

Technical Requirements for Roblox Studio

The following system OS/hardware will ensure Roblox Studio runs smoothly:

  • PC/Windows - Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, or Windows 10, running IE (Internet Explorer) version 11 or higher. For Windows 8/8.1 you will need to run Roblox in Desktop Mode, as Metro Mode (the tiled start-screen) is not currently supported.

  • Mac - macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) and above.

Recommended Technical Specs:

  • Graphics Card - A computer less than 5 years old with a dedicated video card, or a laptop less than 3 years old with an integrated video card.

  • Processor - Processor with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz or better.

  • Memory - At least 1 GB of system memory.

  • Internet access - A minimum 4-8 MB/s internet connection is recommended.

  • A 2-button mouse with a scroll wheel is also recommended.

For more information on installing and running Roblox Studio, please visit the Roblox Studio Set Up Guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can Roblox Studio Run on Chromebooks?

No. Roblox Studio is not available for use on Linux operating systems, ChromeOS/Chromebooks devices, and iOS/iPads.

What if my school blocks the Roblox site, can we still use the course?

Unfortunately, no. This course requires that students have access to the Roblox site. Please reach out to your technology department for questions about your school or district internet policy.

Is there adult content in Roblox? What about students Interacting Online? Does CodeHS block inappropriate content?

The Roblox course requires that students use Roblox Studio on their local computers. There isn't any adult content in the course. Online interactions through the Roblox platform are not monitored or blocked by CodeHS. Please visit the Roblox Support site for more information about Roblox's content and safety policies.

Is there a way I can see the scripting code a student used?

Yes! To code and work collaboratively in Roblox Studio (and see code). Visit to the Roblox developer pages to get the step-by-step details on how become a collaborator on a Roblox Project: available here. When you're a collaborator on a student project, you will have access to any scripts that they've used.


Still have questions? Contact our team at hello@codehs.com to learn more!

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